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The IL-IA Section of the ACS was founded in 1923. The Section includes Bureau, Carroll, Henderson, Henry, Jo Daviess, Mercer, Rock Island, Warren, and Whiteside Counties in Illinois and Clinton, Dubuque, Jackson, Muscatine, and Scott Counties in Iowa. The American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information. A nonprofit organization, chartered by Congress, ACS is at the forefront of the evolving worldwide chemical enterprise and the premier professional home for chemists, chemical engineers and related professions around the globe. Learn more about the ACS here.

2020 Executive Committee


David Oostendorp

Chair

Loras College, Dept. of Chemistry

Mark Sinton

Chair-Elect

University of Dubuque

Brad Sturgeon

Past Chair

Monmouth College, Dept of Chemistry

Jennifer Schmidt-McCormack

Secretary

St. Ambrose University, Dept. of Chemistry

Rich Craddick

Treasurer

Kent Nutrition Group (Retired)

Rick Rogers

Councilor

Grain Processing Corporation

Kelly Giddens

Alternate Councilor

St. Ambrose University, Dept. of Chemistry

Ben Averill

Webmaster

Grain Processing Corporation

Alan Abbott

Chemists Celebrate Earth Week Coordinator

Black Hawk College


Chemistry Olympiad Coordinator